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    2P Mode Stage Descriptions by GParkerIV

    Version: 1.0 | Updated: 09/18/98 | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

    Bushido Blade 2 (import) - Stage Description FAQ for 2 player mode.  
    Version 1.0  (sept. 18th, 1998)
    By: Guy Parker IV  (yulith@crl.com)
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            This is a FAQ for the Japanese version of Bushido Blade 2
     for the Sony Playstation.  I wrote this since the stage names are
     in japanese, and to describe each stage in detail and tell what
     features each one has, since some levels do impact the 2 player
     mode significantly; this is much better than blindly guessing.
    
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    Stage Description Notes:
    
     Floor material: dirt, grass, sand, gravel, and water can be thrown.
            others such as concrete, stone, wood, etc can not.
    
     Walls / edges: railed edges mean that if you throw a weapon at these
            it will fly off the stage and you will not be able to recover
            it.  weapons also fly off all "open" edges.  stone, wood, and
            other solid walls will always bounce your thrown weapon back.  
    
     Fatal cliff edge: fall off this and you die.
    
     Obstacles: if you hit these they can deflect your weapon.  most are
            indestructable, but some such as wooden poles and bamboo can
            be cut down with swords, but will deflect the pole weapon's
            wooden staffs.
    
     Levels: this refers to the number of levels (floors) players can jump
            or climb up to and fight on.  this does not include the bottom
            of fatal cliff areas, or other areas you can see but not get
            to.
    
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    Stage Layout:
    |      (coast)       |   (starting page)    |     (mountains)     |
    |--------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
    |   1     |    4     |    7     |    10     |   13     |   16     |
    |--------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
    |   2     |    5     |    8     |    11     |   14     |   17     |
    |--------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
    |   3     |    6     |    9     |    12     |   15     |   18     |
    |--------------------|----------------------|---------------------|
    
    I have numbered the stages like this, look below for info on the
    stage coresponding to the stage layout map i made above.
    
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    1.
    Description      : bad guy's temple, with their banners.
    Size             : medium, long
    Floor material   : stone / tile
    Walls / edges    : railed looking walls, but thrown weapons bounce off
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : 2 columns (medium)
    Levels           : 1
    
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    2.
    Description      : graveyard on cliff side
    Size             : small
    Floor material   : dirt, grass
    Walls / edges    : stone walls, wooden fence, open edge
    Fatal cliff edge : yes, 1
    Obstacles        : several tombstones (small)
    Levels           : 1
    
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    3.
    Description      : ship docking area
    Size             : medium, long
    Floor material   : concrete, metal ramp
    Walls / edges    : railed edges
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : 4 boat tie offs (small)
    Levels           : 1
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    4.
    Description      : cliff bottom seashore, waves come in and go out.
    Size             : small
    Floor material   : sand, water
    Walls / edges    : rock walls, open ocean
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : none
    Levels           : 1
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    5.
    Description      : cliff top
    Size             : medium small
    Floor material   : dirt, gravel
    Walls / edges    : rock walls, open edges
    Fatal cliff edge : yes, about 3/4 of the level has fatal cliff edges
    Obstacles        : boulders (large)
    Levels           : 2
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    6.
    Description      : outside castle walls
    Size             : medium, long
    Floor material   : dirt
    Walls / edges    : wooden walls, railed edges
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : wooden poles (can be cut down)
    Levels           : 1
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    7.
    Description      : rooftop of squaresoft building
    Size             : large
    Floor material   : concrete
    Walls / edges    : concrete walls, railed edges, open edge
    Fatal cliff edge : yes, 1
    Obstacles        : none
    Levels           : 1
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    8.
    Description      : road in tunnel
    Size             : medium, long
    Floor material   : concrete
    Walls / edges    : concrete walls, ends of tunnel have railed edges
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : none
    Levels           : 1
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    9.
    Description      : open field
    Size             : very large
    Floor material   : grass, dirt, metal grill (covering small ditch)
    Walls / edges    : railed edges
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : water tower (large)
    Levels           : 1
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    10.
    Description      : cave
    Size             : small
    Floor material   : stone
    Walls / edges    : stone walls, railed edge
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : none
    Levels           : 2
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    11.
    Description      : warehouse area with road on upper level
    Size             : large, long
    Floor material   : grass, stone, concrete
    Walls / edges    : solid walls, fences, open edges
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : 1 pole with box on top of it (small)
    Levels           : 2
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    12.
    Description      : bamboo forest (note: pole weapons hard to use here)
    Size             : small
    Floor material   : dirt
    Walls / edges    : stone wall, fence
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : many bamboo stalks which can be cut down, 1 stone
                       block (small).
    Levels           : 1
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    13.
    Description      : storm drain
    Size             : medium, long
    Floor material   : green stuff (that you can throw), concrete
    Walls / edges    : concrete, brick, green walls
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : 1 sign (small), 1 stone block (small)
    Levels           : 1
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    14.
    Description      : mountain side farm land
    Size             : medium large
    Floor material   : dirt
    Walls / edges    : stone wall (3/4 of area), railed edge at bottom
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : 2 stacks of hay (large) (note: these get in the way,
                       but you can swing and stab through them)
    Levels           : 4
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    15.
    Description      : bridge with railroad tracks
    Size             : large, long
    Floor material   : wood, grass, dirt
    Walls / edges    : railed edges, fence, open edges
    Fatal cliff edge : yes, 2
    Obstacles        : none
    Levels           : 1
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    16.
    Description      : good guy's temple
    Size             : medium 
    Floor material   : wood
    Walls / edges    : wood, railed looking edge but weapons bounce off
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : 2 columns
    Levels           : 1
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    17.
    Description      : temple rooftop at night
    Size             : special: this area is medium length, but it is so
                       thin that you can not have 2 people on one area.
                       even though the edges are open you can not fall off.
                       this stage is like a 2D fighter almost.
    Floor material   : roof tile
    Walls / edges    : open edges, fish statues at ends
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : none
    Levels           : 1
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    18.
    Description      : roadside
    Size             : large
    Floor material   : concrete, grass
    Walls / edges    : concrete walls, railed edges
    Fatal cliff edge : no
    Obstacles        : telephone poles (can swing through them)
    Levels           : 2
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    Still Needed:
            If anyone knows Japanese well, and can tell me the real
     translated names of the stages I would be glad to include them
     in this FAQ and give them credit for it.  I can be emailed at
     yulith@crl.com
            Also, there are some levels you can play in the story mode
     that are not normally selectable in the 2 player mode.  If anyone
     knows how to be able to play these stages in 2 player mode (if it
     is possible) please tell me and i'll credit you.
    
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